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How does the Epley maneuver treat vertigo and dizziness?

The Epley maneuver is often used to treat vertigo and dizziness caused by benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). The Epley maneuver is a process of maneuvering the head into certain positions that are held for 30 seconds to 90 seconds to allow gravity to guide particles out from the inner ear canals. Your doctor or physical therapist can often teach you how to perform the Epley maneuver at home.

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